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Check out Bas Rutten's Liver Shot on MMA Surge: http://bit.ly/MMASurgeEp1 A fast-food restaurant in Beijing called Obama Fried Chicken was derided in America yesterday as a racist rip-off. Its sign shows a grinning caricature of President Obama's head on a skinny version of Colonel Sanders' body. Below it, written in Chinese, is the slogan: "We're so cool, aren't we?" Rev. Al Sharpton told The Post that the sign is "insulting, offensive and plays to racial stereotypes." The Washington Post's Blog contacted a KFC China spokesperson, who said the company is not pleased with the Obama Fried Chicken logo. "We're considering legal action as it is a knock-off and has nothing to do with us and it infringes on our brand trademark," the spokesperson said in a statement. "We find it distasteful." What could also be considered distasteful is the commercial for the Chinese KFC chain, which depicts an Obama lookalike giving an impassioned speech before supporters, when, all of a sudden, a giant fish filet sandwich falls from the air and crushes him dead... the crowd then cheers louder. The ad only aired in Hong Kong and was pulled after some sharp criticism. So what do you think? Is China's use of the U.S. president funny or offensive? Leave a comment below and let us know. http://www.nypost.com/p/news/international/chinese_give_barack_the_bird_noesFfsLzH9n1JGghJgBYO http://www.bet.com/news/celebrities/2011/10/02/china-opens-obama-fried-chicken-restaurant.html http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2044016/Obama-Fried-Chicken-Is-President-giving-Colonel-Sanders-run-money.html http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/blogpost/post/obama-fried-chicken-restaurant-spotted-in-beijing/2011/10/03/gIQAUwIEIL_blog.html http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/03/obama-fried-chicken-china_n_992765.html
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